Now hundreds of America’s alleged best and brightest have signed a petition demanding that the newspaper operate as if ICE didn’t exist.
Forget it, Angela and Kristine. You’re supposed to be partisan activists, like the mainstream media.
Ethics experts from the Student Press Law Center and the Society of Professional Journalists supported the Crimson, citing the SPJ’s Code of Ethics. That’s nice, although I would call the gesture “lip service.”
2. SkyNet is listening. Because of loopholes in their security software, hackers can use Amazon Alexa and Google Home virtual assistants to eavesdrop on user conversations without their knowledge, and even trick users into handing over sensitive information.
For once, the American Bar Association got comparatively ahead of looming legal ethics risks created by developing technology by issuing a resolution in August urging bar associations and the legal profession to develop guidelines addressing the risks posed by attorney use of artificial intelligence. It’s a long document, undoubtedly missing many issues on the horizon, and regarding those personal assistants, it lacks an essential sentence: “Don’t let those things get within ten miles of your legal work.” Continue reading